The members of Troop 93 extend you and your son a hearty welcome!

Our goal is not to be the largest Boy Scout troop in Monticello District. Rather, our adult leadership aims to focus on the individual scout in order to help develop character and leadership qualities through application of the aims and methods of scouting formulated by Scouting’s great founder Robert Baden-Powell (“B-P”) nearly a century ago:

“Men talk of having fine Troops of 60 or even 100-and their leaders tell me that their boys are equally well trained as in smaller Troops. I express admiration ("admiration" literally translated means "surprise"), and I don't believe them. "Why worry about individual training?" they ask. Because it is the only way by which you can educate. You can instruct any number of boys, a thousand at a time if you have a loud voice and attractive methods of disciplinary means. But that is not training-it is not education.”

We are a boy-run troop. If you’re expecting all troop events run like well oiled clockwork under the active leadership of a cadre of adult leaders who micromanage every aspect of the event, you won't find that with Troop 93. But, if like us, your expectation is that Boy Scouting will give your son the precious opportunity not found in most other youth organizations to actively lead other youth, then Troop 93 is for you. Our dedication to B-P’s Patrol Method is complete:

The Patrol is the unit of Scouting always, whether for work or for play, for discipline or for duty. An invaluable step in character training is to put responsibility onto the individual. This is immediately gained in appointing a Patrol Leader to responsible command of his Patrol. It is up to him to take hold of and to develop the qualities of each boy in his Patrol.

Vine Planting

Posted on Apr 12 2016 - 10:13pm

On the 23rd we're going to give back to the community by way of planting vines. A local vintner has asked for our help in planting some vines for  him. This will count as a good turn, and will be greatly appreciated. If you have anyone else who wants to help but isn't in the troop, you can sign them up aswell. Remember to sign up on the Troop's website.

Event Attendance Point System

Posted on Apr 12 2016 - 6:05pm

As of the most recent troop meeting (Nov 10), Troop 93 will be rewarding points to those patrols with scouts who sign up for events on the troop's website.  The patrol with the most points at the end of each predetermined period of time will recieve a reward.  The rules are as follows:

Monticello District BSA Aquatics Program

Posted on Jan 10 2016 - 12:01pm

Jay Fox and the Aquitics Committe are offering Winter Aquatics in January and February. This is an opputunity for scouts to work on rank advancement for 2nd and 1st class, obtain the swimming or life saving merit badge.  The program will be conducted in the friendly confines of Fairview Pool in Charlottesville.  

NYLT 2016 - Don't Miss Out

Posted on Dec 22 2015 - 1:27am

National Youth Leadership Training (NYLT) is the top level of training offered to the youth members of the Boy Scouts of America. The next course in Stonewall Jackson Area Council will be in August 2016.

Christmas Tree Sale Dates

Posted on Nov 10 2015 - 5:10pm

Gentleman, it is hard to believe that Christmas Tree Sales are only a few weeks away.  We now have our sale dates and it is time to start scheduling your dates.  This year we have 8 sales dates with 9 seperate sales.  This year each of the city sale lots, Barracks Road, Pantops and Better Living, require a minimum of 4 scouts and 2 adults for each sale date with the execption of the Ruritan Sale in December and the Barracks Road Saturday Sale date.

Flag Ceremony for Chamber’s Annual Dinner.

Posted on Nov 10 2015 - 5:02pm

Gentleman, we have again been asked to present the colors at the annual Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Omni Hotel  This event is set for 12 November from approximately 6:30pm to 7:30pm.  At the troop meeting on the 3rd, the troop decided to present the colors for this event.  As such, we need 5 scouts to make this event work properly.  I know of at least 4 of you who said you want to participate.  Please go on line and sign up.

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